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1929 Birmingham Black Barons

1929 > Class Negro Majors > 1929 Negro National League
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Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: n/a
Represented: Birmingham, AL
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1928 / 1930

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Jute Bell 29 67 62 6 12 1 0 0 1 1 2 .194 .219 .210 .428 13 3
2 J. Burdine? -- 170 160 15 41 5 3 1 4 2 3 .256 .270 .344 .614 55 7
3 Porter Dallas -- 139 130 9 38 5 1 0 3 2 7 .292 .328 .346 .675 45 2
4 A. Dykes? -- 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0
5 George Fiall? 29 28 24 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .357 .250 .607 6 0
6 Earl Gurley? -- 25 24 2 6 1 1 0 2 0 1 .250 .280 .375 .655 9 0
7 John Hamilton -- 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
8 Pep Hampton? -- 52 51 8 16 1 1 2 8 0 1 .314 .327 .490 .817 25 0
9 Claude Johnson -- 5 5 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 .200 .200 .600 .800 3 0
10 George McAllister* 30 298 250 46 72 8 2 3 14 8 31 .288 .367 .372 .739 93 17
11 Geechie Meredith 29 320 282 58 78 11 4 4 8 5 29 .277 .344 .387 .731 109 9
12 John Moore -- 8 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .250 .143 .393 1 0
13 Satchel Paige 22 82 76 4 11 1 1 0 2 0 1 .145 .156 .184 .340 14 5
14 Verne Perkins -- 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .500 .333 .833 1 0
15 Robert Pipkin* -- 19 19 2 7 2 0 0 1 1 0 .368 .368 .474 .842 9 0
16 Jimpsey Roussell? -- 166 146 23 34 5 1 1 7 2 9 .233 .277 .301 .579 44 11
17 Harry Salmon* 34 92 89 12 19 1 1 0 0 1 1 .213 .222 .247 .469 22 2
18 Ray Sheppard? -- 120 109 13 36 9 3 0 3 4 6 .330 .365 .468 .833 51 5
19 Clarence Smith -- 249 230 34 87 8 6 4 20 15 8 .378 .399 .517 .917 119 11
20 Dave Thomas* 24 293 256 40 65 10 4 6 19 2 24 .254 .318 .395 .712 101 13
21 Frisco Thomas* -- 19 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .063 .167 .063 .229 1 1
22 Poindexter Williams 31 225 201 25 55 9 2 4 15 1 18 .274 .333 .398 .731 80 6
22 Players 28.4
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Jute Bell 29 4 10 .286 15 11 1 119.2 138 96 39 29 5 3 1.479 10.4 2.9 2.2 0.74
2 J. Burdine? -- 5 12 .294 18 8 0 139.0 196 126 39 38 0 0 1.691 12.7 2.5 2.5 0.97
3 Satchel Paige 22 9 6 .600 16 12 0 160.1 154 81 31 167 2 6 1.154 8.6 1.7 9.4 5.39
4 Robert Pipkin* -- 2 6 .250 7 1 0 45.2 61 57 21 18 2 1 1.796 12.0 4.1 3.5 0.86
5 Harry Salmon 34 8 11 .421 17 11 3 132.1 132 66 11 75 1 0 1.081 9.0 0.7 5.1 6.82
6 Dave Thomas* 24 0 0 0 0 0 3.2 5 7 5 2 0 0 2.727 12.3 12.3 4.9 0.40
6 Players 28.4
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Jute Bell 29 R R May 30, 1900 Jellico, TN, US
J. Burdine -- Unknown Evansville, IN, US
Ant Cooper -- R R 5' 4.0" 165 Unknown
Porter Dallas -- R R Unknown
A. Dykes -- Unknown
George Fiall 29 R 5' 10.0" 165 Apr 25, 1900 Charleston, SC, US
Earl Gurley -- L Unknown
John Hamilton -- R R Unknown Dallas, TX, US
Pep Hampton -- Unknown
Claude Johnson -- R R Unknown
Marshall -- Unknown
George McAllister 30 L L Oct 22, 1898
Geechie Meredith 29 R R Oct 22, 1899 Jefferson County, AL, US
John Moore -- R R Unknown
Johnny Oden -- R R Unknown
Satchel Paige 22 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Jul 7, 1906 Mobile, AL, US
Verne Perkins -- R R Unknown
Robert Pipkin -- L L Unknown
Jimpsey Roussell -- Unknown
Harry Salmon 34 L R 5' 10.0" 180 May 30, 1895 Warrior, AL, US
Ray Sheppard -- Unknown
Clarence Smith -- R R 5' 10.0" 185 Unknown
Dave Thomas 24 L L 6' 1.0" 170 Mar 22, 1905 Mobile, AL, US
Frisco Thomas -- L L Unknown
Charles Wesley 32 R Jul 4, 1896 Montgomery, AL, US
Poindexter Williams 31 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Sep 10, 1897 AL, US

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